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Wake Up Dead Russian Imperial Stout – Left Hand Brewing, Longmont, CO
With it starting to get cooler (relatively) and breweries starting to release the bigger, darker beers, I find myself drinking dark beer more and …
Lately trying to keep track of new breweries has been kinda like trying to keep track of FroYo stores, they keep popping up and I completely OK with that. The latest in Denver’s Craft Beer Renaissance period is Craig Rothgery’s High Gravity Brewing which is hoping to open it’s doors by late December or early January, a perfect way to start the new year.
Red Hoptober – New Belgium Brewery, Fort Collins, CO
Let this be said: if you haven’t seen The Patti Fiasco, please make sure you do so immediately, but more on that later.
A few weeks …
Mountain bikers can be grouped fairly easily into two categories: those who finish a ride and talk about how many calories they burned, and those who finish a ride and kill a couple of beers at the trailhead.
Count me …
Munich Dunkel Lager – Hofbräuhaus Newport, Newport, NY
Staying in touch with my German roots, the Hofbräuhaus of Newport, Kentucky is one of my favorite places in my hometown—nothing makes me happy like a frosty stein of Dunkel. The …
With the Olympics well underway, I thought it would be a good time to look at the beers of the world. Brewing and drinking beer is a past time that has gone on for hundreds of thousands of years. …
Brooklyn Local 1 Belgian-Style Ale, Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Brewery’s Brooklyn Local 1 is probably my new go-to summer beer. It’s only too bad I just now discovered the damned thing at the …
Levitation Ale – Stone Brewery Co., Escondido, CA ABV: 4.4% IBU: 45
For the past couple of years, I have found that almost all the beers I have had at Stone Brewery have been a great treat and always something …
Abel’s Hill India Dark Ale – Offshore Ale Company, Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA
Following my visit to Martha’s Vineyard and Offshore Ale Company, I brought back a bomber of Offshore’s Abel Hill’s India Dark Ale. …
Row 2, Hill 56 – Russian River Brewery, Santa Rosa, CA
Russian River is my definitive brewery. We all have one. Do you love everything New Belgium puts out, to the point that, without hesitation, …
Mexican Chocolate Stout – Copper Kettle Brewing Company, Denver, CO
I had been told numerous times over the past year that getting to Copper Kettle was a must. Yesterday Cat, our social media coordinator, and a …
Grasshop-ah – Colorado Cider Co., Denver, CO ABV: 6.95%
I’m not particularly a fan of ciders. Cider House Rules is pretty decent, and I guess apple cider come wintertime is pretty fantastic. But, when it comes to drinking, I always …
Fruition, Funkwerks Brewery, Denver, CO ABV: 6%
Background: Funkwerks opened it doors in 2010 and since then they have been making killer saisons. This has been one of my favorite breweries that has popped up in the …